As a senior attorney in NRDC’s Energy & Transportation Program, Allison Clements finds new ways of using the electric power grid as a platform for the transition to a clean energy future. Previously, she spent five years as Director of NRDC’s Sustainable FERC Project, a coalition focused on removing federal regulatory barriers to renewable energy and distributed energy resource integration. Before that, she spent three years serving as NRDC's corporate counsel. Prior to NRDC, she worked at a pair of large law firms, where her responsibilities included advising utilities and independent power producers regarding FERC law. Clements holds a bachelor's degree in environmental policy from the University of Michigan and a JD from the George Washington University Law School. She is based in Salt Lake City.